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McCain’s cancer diagnosis jolts Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain’s diagnosis of brain cancer jolted the Senate where Republicans and Democrats offered prayers and words of encouragement for a six-term lawmaker with a war hero past. “The outpouring of bipartisan respect and love for John McCain as he faces this cancer battle reminds us ...

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APSU, Clarksville community dance to help local girl

Members of APSU and the Clarksville community are using Zumba and other ways of fundraising to help a girl in need. Bella woke up with a severely swollen shoulder and was rushed to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt by her mother Isabel in June. After several tests to ...

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Social work student, Valor Award winner Swallows overcomes adversity to study

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu Multiple Myloma is a blood cancer which has caused Michelle Swallows, APSU student, to suffer bone and body pain, as well as a brain tumor. Her diagnosis came in 2009, and the typical remission is three years. Swallows received a stem cell transplant in 2012, and she continues her ...

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‘Skatin for Katelyn’ event benefits alumna

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu “Skatin for Katelyn” was a fundraising event held for APSU alumna Katelyn Bryant on Wednesday, April 10, at the Rainbo Skating Center. Bryant was diagnosed with Stage 4 Oropharyngeal Squamus Cell Carcinoma, an advanced cancer, in January of 2013. Her brother Jonathon Lister discussed and clarified the circumstances of ...

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Jump for Jude: Alpha Tau Omega’s 5th annual fundraiser generates $25,000

–lsapp@my.apsu.edu APSU’s largest yearly fundraising event was held on Friday, April 5. Alpha Tau Omega held its fifth annual Jump for Jude event at the Red Barn, benefitting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. This year’s event was presented in memory of Shelby Russell, a Clarksville teenager who recently succumbed to cancer. ...

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Danger of breast cancer affects whole population

–dhunter18@my.apsu.edu According to the World Cancer Research Fund International, breast cancer is the second most common cancer worldwide. Breast cancer is also the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. Because it is such an early stage of breast cancer, DCIS is often easy to get rid of; however, it ...

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